Sentence Examples


  • He belonged to a noble family of Scotch descent, tracing its origin to Walter Stutt, who in 1420 accompanied the earls of Buchan and Douglas to the court of France, and whose family afterwards rose to be counts of Tracy.
  • Vico raised the problem to a higher plane, by tracing the origin of law in the human mind and explaining the historical changes of the one by those of the other.
  • The aristocratic origin of Rome, the struggle between the patricians and the plebeians, the laws of the XII.
  • The dust is chiefly of local origin, but partly comes from the Sahara.
  • The large majority of the population of the city is Roman Catholic. 

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